Doctor Gives ‘Ghetto Booty’ Diagnosis

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JACKSON, TN — A woman has filed a complaint after she said a doctor gave her an insulting diagnosis, according to WREG.

Terry Ragland said she went to see the doctor for back pain. The doctor sent her for X-rays, and then told her the problem was a “ghetto booty.”

Ragland said she has been to this particular office before, but this was the first time she had seen Dr. Sweo.

Dr. Sweo told WREG, “What I was trying to explain to that patient is that she has lumbar lordosis, which is a fancy name for the curve of the lower spine that makes the buttocks protrude more. In trying to explain that I said that she had ghetto booty and she didn’t like that apparently.”

The woman has filed a complaint with the Tennessee Department of Health.

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